No. 152 NAI DFA ES, Rome 1921-1923

Robert Brennan to 'Harry Cross'1


Dublin, 7 September 1921

A Chara,
[27 words covering routine communications deleted]
With reference to the point about being kept informed, it is very difficult, as outside the Ministry nothing is known but what appears in the press. At the moment of writing no one knows whether it is to be peace or war, but another day or two will tell whether there is to be a peace conference or not.
[81 words dealing with miscellaneous matters deleted]

Mise le meas,

1 'Harry Cross' was the code-name for an Irish contact in Rome. The true identity is not immediately clear from archive sources, but it may be Michael J. Curran, vice-rector of the Irish College in Rome.

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